Five Leadership Competencies That Are Not Optional Anymore

The post-COVID-19 business environment has forced leaders to think about new ways of motivating and guiding their teams. The world has changed in a matter of months, and this new world requires new...

Bridging the Gap with Social Distancing

How leveraging existing tools can maintain a sense of community during a lockdown. With the corporate world feeling the full effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many...

Workforce Planning Tips in The Time of COVID-19

In this crazy time of quarantining and social distancing, more people are working from home than ever before. Once COVID-19 is in our rear view mirrors, there is a growing consensus around the country...

The Power of Confident Consulting

Consulting is a confidence game. As a consultant, your livelihood is dependent on you being more confident that the person you're helping. So what are the keys to develop and maintain a presence...

OPEN Government Data Act and the Importance of the CDO Role

In the government data world, mixed among buzz words such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and business intelligence (BI), new terms like Federal Data Strategy, open data, the...

COE Brings Together Federal Stakeholders to Gain Momentum on Civil Service Reform

Washington (June 21, 2019) - This week, The Center for Organizational Excellence Inc. (COE) hosted Rebecca Hunter to discuss human resources innovation at a series of Civil Service Reform...

If I Were President…

*Click here to download the PDF of this article* “We in America do not have government by the majority — we have government by the majority who participate... All tyranny needs to gain a foothold...

What Federal HR Could Learn from Tennessee’s Reforms

I recently visited the state of Tennessee to review its award-winning human resources function and training program and the reforms state officials have made over a five-year period. I took a federal...

Tips to Help Non-Technology Auditors Manage Technology Audits in Government

This article is one of a 7-part series on "Technology Auditing Strategies" co-authored by Eric Stewart and Roberto Calderon. In today’s technology-heavy world, working “outside of your area or...

Stop Complaining About Federal Hiring and Fix it

It’s not an insurmountable problem. As I walk the halls of many agencies the two biggest complaints I hear are: “It takes too long to hire people” and “I can’t get top talent.” In...